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Dec 23, 2012 10:30am PST
more than 90 venues, making it one of the largest music festivals in the u.s. [ mid-tempo music continues ] although south by southwest has earned its fame as a music festival, it isn't all about music. the week before the music conference, there's a huge film festival, and south by southwest also has a growing interactive section. and though south by southwest showcases some of the hottest new bands, there's also a lot of music history on display in austin. >> resonator guitars were built in the late 1920s before electronic instruments. they've got a round tone inside of them that produces volume which was what was needed at the time to be able to compete with horns and other band instruments. they're really loud guitars. [ mid-tempo music plays ] >> hi, i'm john pickering of the picks, buddy holly's backup trio. one of the problems at the studio was that it was mono recordings, and if you made one mistake, even if it was the last note, you had to start over. >> the schedule for a band performing at south by southwest can be hectic, as we saw when we followed "beta records'" fa
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